Meteorologist Karl Loeper, National Weather Service, Allentown, reported today that December 1989 is in the books as the coldest December since 1912 when weather record-keeping began in Allentown. The month averaged a bone-chilling 21.2 degrees - 10.3 degrees below normal - and three degrees lower than the record cold December of 1960. Loeper predicted that there is a 60 percent probability the average temperature in January will be below the normal of 27.2 degrees. The warmes January on record was 1932, when the average was 40.6 degrees.
January 7, 1990
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